What does impoverished mean?

Definitions for impoverishedɪmˈpɒv ər ɪʃt, -ˈpɒv rɪʃt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word impoverished.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. destitute, impoverished, indigent, necessitous, needy, poverty-stricken(adj)

    poor enough to need help from others

  2. broken, wiped out(p), impoverished(adj)

    destroyed financially

    "the broken fortunes of the family"

Wiktionary

  1. impoverished(Adjective)

    Reduced to poverty.

  2. impoverished(Adjective)

    Having lost a component, an ingredient, or a faculty or a feature ; rendered poor in sth ; depleted.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Impoverished

    of Impoverish

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of impoverished in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of impoverished in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ed Lindeman:

    If you don't go far enough back in memory or far enough ahead in hope, your future will be impoverished.

  2. Richard Milhous Nixon:

    If we take the route of the permanent handout, the American character will itself be impoverished. (Proposal to reform welfare programs)

  3. Fernando Melendez:

    The only thing foreign companies have done is pollute and foment distrust among local populations, we don't see any benefits and remain an impoverished region.

  4. Alexis Tsipras:

    Impoverished Greece is in crisis. We are a poor people, but we have retained our values and humanity, and we aren't claiming a single euro to do our duty to people who are dying in our back yard.

  5. President Barack Obama:

    Everyone here knows the disaster and the poverty happened long before that hurricane hit, all the hurricane did was make bare what we ignore each and every day, which is that there are whole sets of communities that are impoverished, that don't have meaningful opportunity, that don't have hope and they are forgotten.

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